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Below is the poem entitled Shutters which was written by poet Colin Marschall. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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When screaming silence
this hand that captures thoughts.

In doubt of worth,
when nothing is still more
than me,

I take
I take

and twist their melody
to danse macabre.


Shutters closed upon dawn,
I breathe darkness,
taste injustice, spit bile
upon virgin sheets.

Satisfy this void,

and shutters rise
to greet myself.

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  1. Date: 4/7/2011 10:44:00 AM
    Stopping in to read some of your excellent poetry today Colin. Hope to stop back again soon and read some more. Love, Carol